Feb 4 2016

Pride + Prejudice + Zombies

In many ways, the 19th century-set “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is more satirical of the current YA trend than it is of Jane Austen’s novel. Its star, Cinderella-turned-brunette Lily James, is indeed the young warrior type that we’ve seen in the “Divergent” and “Hunger Games” series, but her character’s intellect, as written by Austen, remains fully intact. […]
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Oct 8 2015


The story of Ocean County detective Laurel Hester is easily found on the internet and in newspaper clippings. A 23-year-veteran of the local police force, Laurel was diagnosed with rapidly spreading end-stage cancer, living her remaining time with her partner of five years, Stacie Andree, to whom Laurel willed her pension and the house they […]
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Sep 17 2015


Usually, the best movies rely on subtext and nuance, leaving things for you to rediscover upon rewatching them. Other films make their statements like a boxer’s jab to the chest before stepping back and waiting to make their next move. The down-and-dirty Cooties is one of the latter films, being passable and enjoyable enough, but […]
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Oct 23 2014

John Wick

Keanu Reeves plays a vengeful ex-hitman who shoots, pummels and skewers his way through NYC’s Russian mafia to get to the men responsible for stealing his car and killing his dog in “John Wick”, which takes place mostly in seedy underground nightclubs and a rustic hotel that provides safe haven for folks of his ilk — basically, […]
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Oct 10 2014

Spooky Movie Festival 2014: “Exists” reviewed

Wherever this resurgence of interest in the Bigfoot legend spawned from, it seems to be working in favor of found-footage horror films. Last year, it was Bobcat Goldthwait’s “Willow Creek”, a suspenseful, surprisingly charming slow-burn that followed a young couple into the titular Pacific Northwest wilderness in hopes of capturing the beast on video. While of the same […]
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Aug 19 2014

The Expendables 3

“You’re like… boys with toys!” — Natalya Simonova (Izabella Scorupco), GoldenEye Every time I see The Expendables or any of its sequels, I can’t help but think of this quote from a completely separate entity, James Bond – an action hero who, for the most part, is the polar opposite of Barney Ross and his […]
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